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Set aside time to plan how you will spend your time. Think about what's most important. Then do those things first. (Frank Bettger)

Do the duty which lies nearest to you. The second duty will then become clearer. (Thomas Carlyle)

The older I get the more wisdom I find in the ancient rule of taking first things first. A process which often reduces the most complex human problem to a manageable proportion. (Dwight D. Eisenhower)

Action expresses priorities. (Mahatma Gandhi)

No one is going to hand you an organizational chart. You have to hand it to yourself. (Robert Genn)

Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least. (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

Once you concentrate on organizing, ideas fall into place with an almost audible click. (Jane Harrigan)

Western civilization has not yet learned the lesson that the energy we expend in 'getting things done' is less important than the moral strength it takes to decide what is worth doing and what is right to do. (Sydney J. Harris)

The things which are most important don't always scream the loudest. (Bob Hawke)

You owe it to yourself to make your creative development a top priority. (Nita Leland)

It is the mark of great people to treat trifles as trifles and important matters as important. (Doris Lessing)

When you wake in the morning and think of your day, put painting at the top of your list. And when you are in studio working, put all other things out of your mind. (Dana Levin)

-The War of Art
I'm keenly aware of the Principle of Priority, which states (a) You must know the difference between what is urgent and what is important, and (b) You must do what's important first. What's important is the work. (Steven Pressfield)

-I'd rather be in the studio
There will never be enough time. You have to prioritize and make time for what is most important... for things that are absolutely critical to your career. (Alyson B. Stanfield)

The triumph of anything is a matter of organization. (Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.)

The tighter a deadline is, the more I'm inclined to be perverse and rebellious – I'll start thinking about another, different project, until it becomes the most fantastic thing which I must start immediately. (Errollyn Wallen)

If you've got a deadline and you're an artist, you've just got to be on the case – nothing else can come in the way, or you won't make good work... the people around you just have to understand. (Catherine Yass)


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